It is not upon you alone the dark patches fall

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Untitled (black and white photograph) (2006) by Paul Politis
Untitled (black and white photograph)
Untitled (black and white photograph) (2006) by Paul Politis

“It is not upon you alone the dark patches fall,
The dark threw its patches down upon me also,
The best I had done seem’d to me blank and suspicious,
My great thoughts as I supposed them, were they not in reality meagre?”
― Walt Whitman, “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry”, Leaves of Grass

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